Mapleton Conservation Area is predominantly a rural area, the whole of the village being set within a much wider landscape setting.
Furthest north is Hinchley Wood and Hinchley Wood House. Land and buildings to the west and east of Mapleton Road are included in the conservation area and to the south Cottage Wood forms the southern most point.
The original designation of Mapleton Conservation Area was in February 1981. There have been no further amendments to the boundary. It currently comprises 76.3 hectares.
Within Mapleton Conservation Area there are 69 buildings, of which 8 are listed entries. The Manor House on Mapleton Road, St. Mary's Church on Mapleton Road and 1 & 2 Clergy Houses, Yerley Hill, are all listed Grade II*. The remainder are listed Grade II. The listed buildings in Mapleton range from manor houses to gate piers and all are recognised for the contribution they make both individually and to the street-scene.
Mapleton Conservation Area contains 1 Scheduled Monument - a mediaeval settlement including part of an open field system, 200m south of Bank Farm.
Buildings at Risk
None of the listed buildings within the Mapleton Conservation Area are recognised by the District Council as being 'at risk'.
Article 4 Directions
There are no additional planning controls, such as an Article 4 Direction, on properties in Mapleton Conservation Area.